Katherine Johnson was an African American physicist and mathematician who worked to create the first calculations to send humans into space. Learn more about this inspiring woman with this nonfiction reading comprehension worksheet.
Your students may know about Rosa Parks, but do they know about the Montgomery Bus Boycott that her famous action inspired? Enhance students' knowledge of this important part of the Civil Rights movement while teaching cause and effect.
It’s time to make an educated guess! In this lesson, your students will practice using their background knowledge and evidence from the text to make inferences in nonfiction pieces about Martin Luther King, Jr., and Cesar Chavez.
Students will read a biography of Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, and then answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text,
Prepositions add valuable information to nonfiction texts by helping us understand where and when something happened. In this activity, students will seek to identify prepositions and use them to complete sentences with the help of a word bank.